George Zimmerman Saves Family In Overturned Truck
George Zimmerman came to the rescue when he saw a family trapped in an overturned truck off the highway in Sanford, Fla., on Thursday.
Zimmerman and another man saw the flipped blue Ford Explorer SUV and got out of their vehicles to help the two children and their parents, reported ABC News. The crash, which took place roughly a mile from where Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin, occurred at the intersection of two highways. Zimmerman and the other man were able to remove all of the people from the vehicle before police arrived at the scene. None of the passengers were injured.
When law enforcement officials got out to the crash site, they spoke with Zimmerman and determined that he had not been a witness to the accident.
Last week, Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of the 17-year-old Martin on Feb. 26, 2012. The jury found that he had acted in self-defense and further acquitted him of manslaughter charges. Since then, Zimmerman, who is said to fear for his life and wear a bullet-proof vest, has not been seen in public.
Following Zimmerman’s acquittal, dozens of protests were held across the country. Furthermore, numerous death threats have been made against Zimmerman, his family members, his lawyers and Sanford law enforcement officials, including the police chief.
Though Zimmerman was acquitted in criminal court, he is likely to face a number of civil suits. The U.S. Department of Justice has also launched a civil rights investigation into the slaying, reported the Orlando Sentinel. On Monday, boxes of evidence from the case were delivered to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Orlando office.
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